Found April 27, 2012 on
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With all the .com websites from China charging a fraction of what your Modells and Dick's sporting good stores are charging, I did not know that people actually still bought jerseys from stores anymore. Personally I do not think anything beats the early 90's Champion jerseys that used to sell for $35 brand new. Chicago Bulls guard and last seasons NBA MVP Derek Rose tops the list. Rose is followed by Jeremy Lin who in impressive fashion is second and most likely sold most of his jerseys in a short time span when "Linsanity" broke out globally. Kobe Bryant who has been the number one seller six times before finished third. Here is the top 10 list:1) Derek Rose2) Jeremy Lin3) Kobe Bryant4) LeBron James5) Carmelo Anthony6) Dwyane Wade7) Dirk Nowitzki8) Kevin Durant9) Blake Griffin10) Rajon Rondo
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SACRAMENTOKobe Bryant made a handful of half-court shots Thursday in a playful competition with teammates and assistant coach Chuck Person, but the Lakers star wont make so much as a layup against Sacramento.
Lakers Coach Mike Brown said Bryant would sit out the teams final regular-season game and concede the NBA scoring title to Oklahoma Citys Kevin Durant.
Bryant needed 38 points...
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was caught cursing after missing a first quarter free throw during Sunday's NBA playoff game against the Denver Nuggets.
(Warning: NSFW language - not for the kids).
It happened with 1.3 seconds left in the quarter after Kobe made his first free throw. Kobe immediately knew that his second free throw was off and was caught saying...
Kobe Bryant skipped a chance to win an NBA scoring title and thought nothing of it.
The Lakers' star sat on the visitor's bench during Sacramento's meaningless 113-96 victory over Los Angeles in Thursday night's regular-season finale dressed in a sharp grey suit and tie. Even if he wanted to prevent Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant from leading the league in scoring...
Head coach Mike Brown and the Los Angeles Lakers have decided to rest Kobe Bryant for the final game of the regular season in preparation for the playoffs, officially conceding the NBA scoring title to Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant, his third in a row. Bryant trails Durant by mere percentage points in the scoring [...]
Kobe Bryant outbid his Lakers teammate Pau Gasol for a racehorse called Siempre Mio, but the Spaniard was so enamored with the name -- which translates to "Always Mine" -- that the original owner allowed the pair to become partners.
Mark Verge, the CEO of Los Angeles-area thoroughbred race track Santa Anita Park, offered a 25 percent stake in the four-year-old gelding...
Kobe Bryant is known as one of the most competitive players in NBA history, and apparently that isn't limited to just the basketball court. Up for auction on Tuesday at the Lakers Foundation's charity fundraiser was a four-year-old gelding horse, Siempre Mio and Pau Gasol put in a bid. Not content to lose at anything, Bryant began a mini bidding war in the 25% stake of the...
Kobe Bryant will sit out Thursday night's regular season finale at
Sacramento, meaning Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant will win his
third straight NBA scoring title.
Blake Griffin has taken a beating this season, and it has hardly gone unnoticed. Brutal fouls like this one have inspired Griffin to speak out against the way opponents are defending him, and you can’t blame him for wanting the referees to do a better job of protecting him. While Griffin’s Clippers teammates have vowed to protect him going forward, Kobe Bryant says he would handle...
The days off down the stretch of the regular season apparently did Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant a world of good as he scored 31 points on Sunday leading the Lakers past the Denver Nuggets by a score of 103-88 in the opening game of their first round playoff series. The Lakers sent a message to the rest of the Association in this contest; that they expect to be...
As the Clippers surged back from an 18-point deficit Wednesday, Chris Paul bounced out to meet his teammates as they returned to the bench after a New York timeout.
He did so with a limp, the result of a sore groin that kept him from playing.
When the Lakers wrapped up their season Thursday in Sacramento, it was with Kobe Bryant wearing a suit and his new title, Coach Bryant...
The Denver Nuggets are facing the Lakers in the postseason for the third time in five years, so coach George Karl already knows plenty about what doesn't work against Kobe Bryant and his 7-foot teammates.
Karl sees a chance for the Nuggets to get it right this time in a major playoff upset, but only if they run the Lakers off the court.
The third-seeded Lakers open their quest...
Kobe Bryant scored 31 points, Andrew Bynum posted the Lakers' first playoff triple-double in 21 years with an NBA postseason record-tying 10 blocked shots, and Los Angeles thoroughly controlled the tempo in a playoff-opening 103-88 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.
Bynum, the Lakers' All-Star center coming off his best regular season, also had 10 points and 13 rebounds...
LOS ANGELES If anyone had doubts about the Lakers ability to play dominant, winning basketball in the NBA Playoffs without the suspended Metta Word Peace and with seldom-used players getting more minutes, the question was answered emphatically Sunday afternoon at STAPLES Center.
Yes they do.
Devin Ebanks, starting in World Peace's place and came up with 12 points and 5 rebounds...
For most of the shorten NBA season the Oklahoma City Thunder were the top team in the West but the San Antonio Spurs won their last 10 games to finish first in the Western Conference. These two teams are clearly the favorites to win the West. While everyone wants to crown the Thunder don’t count out the Spurs. Remember this team his championship history something...